April 26, 2013

Saratoga Therapeutics, LLC Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk Components in Eba Multivitamin Supplement

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of 900 bottles of ebA Multivitamin Supplement because they may contain undeclared milk components -milk protein(s) and lactose.

The following lot numbers may be affected:

  • # 0912164 expiration date 12/12
  • # 1110354 expiration date 10/14

People with an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction and people who have lactose intolerance run the risk of gastrointestinal symptoms if they consume ebA Multivitamin Supplement.

ebA Multivitamin Supplement was distributed nationwide and in Australia, Canada, Costa Rica, England, Finland, Ireland, Malaysia, Switzerland, and Tasmania. The product reached consumers by mail order, fax order, internet sales and doctors' office sales. The vitamins are packaged in a white plastic bottle with white, green and blue labeling. The expiration date is listed beneath the Warning section on the label. The label erroneously lists the product as being free of milk components.

The full recall can be found at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm349619.htm?source=govdelivery.